Monday 22 October 2012 - Wednesday 24 October 2012
The aim of the Blues Performer of the Year Contest (BPOY) is to find the best possible blues band/artist/s to represent the MBAS and Australia in Memphis, Tennessee, USA at the International Blues Challenge 29th January – 2nd February 2013.
The 17 entrants will compete in 3 heats; 7-11pm Mon 22nd, Tues 23rd and Wed 24th October. The first and second place getters from each heat will make up the six acts to perform in the finals.
The heats will be held at the Royal Standard Hotel, 333 William St West Melbourne, $10 entry ($8 MBAS/PBS/WOW members). You can book a table to come along and support the entrants by contacting the hotel ph: 9328 2295 email: email@example.com
Heat 1 - Monday 22nd October:
Andrea Marr Band
Stevie Paige Band
John-Luke Shelley & High Speed Steel
Heat 2 - Tuesday 23rd October:
Rattlin Bones Blackwood
Pugsley Buzzard Band
Marco Goldsmith Band
Zevon & the Werewolves of Melbourne
Heat 3 - Wednesday 24th October:
Adam & Hogan
Blue Eyes Cry
Dan Nilsson & Andrew Ogburn
The finals will be held 5 – 10pm on Sunday 28th October at the Greyhound Hotel, St Kilda.
The Blues Performer of the Year award is proudly presented by PBS